He lives in the Maica-Caspichaca zone, which is 8 kilometers from the city in the milk region. His wife Rosa is planning to open a neighborhood store in the house that they are about to finish building.
They have 2 children: a woman who is now married and independent and a young son who goes to school and lives with them. The money that they need is for a front door and bars to go on it. Their house has been build little by little over years of work as he has been earning money from the work that he always does. In this way, he will give his family a better way to live.
About CIDRECIDRE is a Bolivian microfinance institution with a strong social commitment to the community. It works to provide quality financial services to rural and peri-urban borrowers, focusing primarily on agricultural loans for dairy farmers and micro-enterprises. CIDRE targets segments of the population that have not traditionally had access to credit, and invests in much-needed community development projects. It is currently working with coca farmers in the Chapare region to replace coca with less controversial crops. Get more involved by joining the Friends of CIDRE lending team.
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